podcatcher-roundup

Podcast lovers used to download their favorite episodes to their desktops and laptops, then send the files over to their SD cards, plug the SD cards into their Android phones, and voila! Instant podcast... viewing/listening on the phone.

All that has changed today with Android smartphones’ beefier processing power and ultra-high-speed data connections. With smartphones getting more powerful har...

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Lately, new malicious encryption and/or code – known as Plankton – was identified on the Android Market creeping in and around various apps, thanks to a security researcher.

Surprisingly,... it was found lurking inside some apps associated with Angry Birds. The one responsible for the code was smart enough to run it as a background service thus making it tough(er) to be detected. Once the...

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With Android now having the most free apps in the world, here are five apps that are not only advantageous because they’re free, but because they will help you save a fortune.

Amazon Kindle

The... Kindle app which will let you read e-books wherever you are is free to download. It’s a good news for bookworms who don’t have a preference for a reading setting, since the Kindle Store currently holds more than...

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The whole mobile industry is abuzz with excitement over Apple’s latest update to iOS. Some industry pundits are opining that, just like past iPhone updates, iOS 5 is simply playing catchup to... what Android already offers. Even Engadget has put Apple on the offensive, declaring the Samsung Galaxy S II “the best Android smartphone yet, but more importantly, [potentially] the best smart...

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The Motorola DROID X recently received Gingerbread upgrades. Now it’s time for the Motorola DROID 2 Global.

A Motorola employee vowed last month that an Android 2.3 Gingerbread update... for the Motorola DROID 2 Global should be coming before the third quarter of the year ends. The third quarter hasn’t even begun yet, and Motorola has already put out the upgrade for the DROID...

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If you’re one of those with ill-feelings towards the stock Android keyboard and have shifted to an alternative keyboard, you might want to give Swype 3.0 Beta a second chance–that is if... you’ve glossed over it before. Or, if you’ve ditched Swype previously in favor of “better” alternate keyboards, read on for some new features that might make you want to pick...

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Symantec rolls out Norton Mobile Security and delivers on its promise to provide security software specific to the Android platform. This new security app requires Android 2.x and later and... at least 1.8 MB of storage. Despite being still freely available in beta, this new security app already presents practical features one would expect of a leading maker of security solutions.

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Sincerely, the team behind the “-agram” apps, is now after Android users. Finally.

Postagram for Android is at last now available for download in the Android marketplace. However,... as the mother app for Postagram, Instagram, is not yet even available for Android, the Android version comes with a twist. If for iPhone users, Postagram creates postcards using photos uploaded by t...

wildtangentforandroid

Renting nowadays is usually reserved apartments or cars. Everyone knows that renting a DVD or a game is often a sub-par choice when you can actually buy a cheap digital... copy or just stream it on the Internet. However, T-Mobile and WildTangent seem to be planning on changing that.

The two companies are reportedly developing a way to rent out games on the Android plat...

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Point, shoot and upload in one continuous motion.  This is how Android users are going to be taking, storing and sharing pictures with DropSnap, a new app that allows instant syncing of image files... with the user’s cloud-hosted Dropbox account. There are a lot of available programs that perform photo or file synchronization for mobile devices but very few of them can actually do it automatically...